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Monday, 8 February 2016

Blackberry Apple Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal


Gord and I have been obsessed with baked oatmeal for several weeks now. We have been alternating making the Cranberry Apple Baked Oatmeal and the Peanut Butter Apple Baked Oatmeal every week but I was inspired by some blackberries I had in the freezer this week! 

Baked Oatmeal is great to pack ahead for the week, I just warm up at work or on the go in the morning and pair with Greek yogurt! Makes a satisfying and healthy breakfast. 


If your following the 21 Day Fix, we measure out 1 yellow container of oatmeal and 1 red of Greek yogurt. 



Blackberry Apple Baked Steel Cut Oatmeal 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 cups steel cut oats
  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup black berries or other mixed berries, fresh or frozen
  • 1 Apple chopped
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1.5 cups milk - cow’s milk, soy milk, almond milk, or whatever you prefer
  • Plain Greek yogurt (optional for topping)

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease an 8x8 pan with coconut oil.
  2. Mix together the oats and boiling water in a bowl. Set aside for 10 minutes. 
  3. Mix together baking powder, cinnamon, and sea salt. 
  4. In another bowl whisk together the egg, maple syrup, and vanilla. Mix until well combined, then mix in the milk. Pour over the oats and stir to combine. 
  5. Add cinnamon mixture into oats then toss in berries and apples. 
  6. Pour into greased baking dish. 
  7. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until the top turns gently golden and the edges are bubbling merrily away. Allow to cool a few minutes before serving. Top with fresh Greek yogurt. 

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